Borgman (2013): Alex Van Warmerdam’s Psychological Thriller, Netherlands Entry for Best Foreign Language Oscar

Dutch vet helmer Alex Van Warmerdam’s psychological thriller Borgman has been chosen to represent The Netherlands in the Oscar’s foreign-language race.

Borgman, penned by Alex van Warmerdam and produced by Marc van Warmerdam of Graniet Film, world-preemed in Competition at the Cannes Film Fest in May and earned critical praises.

Drafthouse Films will release the picture in U.S. theaters next year.

Oscar nominaions in all categories will be unveiled on January 16, 2014.